Little Blues Book

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Brian Robertson
Algonquin Books, 1996 - Music - 176 pages
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This little book transcends geographical, social, and economic boundaries to search the heart and soul of the blues, looking for rules to live by, hope for the downtrodden, cautionary tales for the good times, and truths that "hurt so good". Sometimes, you just gotta be blue. But, as this book goes to show, that's okay--because you're never alone.
 

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Contents

Getting the Blues
Bad Luck and Mad Men
Good Times
Sometimes Youre Lonesome
Blues on the Road
EvilHearted Woman
The Blues Sounds Like an Empty Pocket
Men Are from Louisiana Women Are from Georgia
When the Backdoor Slams
The Thrill Is Gone
Mojos Goofer Dust and the Root of the Blues
Mama Dont Allow That BoogieWoogie Round Here
More Blues Left Than Years to Live Them
Back to Mother Earth
A Word of Advice
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About the author (1996)

A native Texan and full-time musician, Brian Robertson plays the blues in Austin. He has worked as a radio talk show host, a museum director, a busboy, and a phone crisis hotline counselor. He has contributed articles to a number of magazines, including Men's Health and Austin Blues Monthly. His most recent CD release is Juke Joint Blues.

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